“hello. my name is irenigg and i plan on shooting up georgia southern. pass this around to see the affect it has. to see if i get arrested.”
NEW MEXICO: You never want to get a rookie lawyer to handle your DWI case but what about one who stumbles into the courtroom drunk himself? That’s what John Wayne Higgins did and that indiscretion landed him in jail. Continue Reading
FLORIDA: The George Zimmerman murder trial opened up with a big bang. Well, maybe not a bang exactly. More like the deafening silence from a bad joke that apparently no one got. It brought to mind the awkward tapping on the microphone followed by – is this thing on? The joke spoke to the unbiased juror who knows nothing at all about the case, but even the prosecutors looked a bit confused. Talk about a heavy dose of courtroom corny.
Don West, Zimmerman’s joke-telling defense attorney, admitted that a murder trial might be an odd place for a ‘knock knock’ joke but then commenced to leap right in and tell one anyway:
“George Zimmerman, who?”
“Alright good. You’re on the jury.”
It’s a risk when a lawyer stands in front of a jury telling jokes. We really aren’t that funny. Perhaps Mr. West should stick to his day job and leave the joke telling to Jerry Seinfeld.
(Source: The Huffington Post)
NEW JERSEY: The 40-year-old dad was attending a court hearing to ask for visitation rights to his youngest child, 2-year-old Heinrich Hons, who was taken into state custody after his birth in 2011. Heath Campbell showed up in full Nazi uniform donning an authentic Hitler mustache, greased hair and swastika tattoo. Continue Reading